Horse Therapy: How much does it usually cost?

24/09/2019

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It is not surprising to find out about people asking how much it would cost for a patient to avail of equine-assisted therapy (EAT) considering that there are unique aspects and components that could make it seem more expensive compared to traditional therapy programs.

Is horse therapy expensive?

Is it expensive? It can and it also can’t be. It actually depends, especially since EAT is a broad therapy method that employs quite a wide variety of approaches and since it is not a fit-all solution, the costs may vary from any or a combination of other associated methods to address one’s therapeutic needs.

Here’s why. 

EAT is a broad program which involves different types such as hippotherapy, special needs horseback riding, equine-assisted learning (EAL), therapeutic horseback riding, and equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP).

Each type targets different therapeutic needs for a range of conditions such as physical injuries or trauma, autism, …